Youth Centre Assistant Volunteer - Youth Night

(YMCA of Hamilton / Burlington / Brantford, Underground Youth Centre)

Position ID: V-HVC0776 Last Full Update: 18 Nov 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactPaul Shelton, Program Coordinator, YMCA Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford - Underground Youth Centre; Phone: 905-681-1140; Email:
DutiesProvide support to staff on Friday Nights youth night. Assist in supervising youth ages 10 and up. Provide peer/mentoring with youth, engaging with the youth in various recreational activities (ping pong, pool, video games). Assisting in creating a safe and fun space for youth. Providing support to youth that may need information on services in their community.
BenefitsGain leadership skills, gain skill in youth engagement, as well as problem-solving. Develop social and communication skills, as well as organization skills.
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestChild & Family Services ; Event Coordination & Support ; Information & Referral Services ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Recreation & Sports ; Youth Engagement ; Youth Services
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills - Able to talk with various ages, connect with youth on their level ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Team Work ; Working with Children
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) - is an ongoing opportunity can go longer than a year ; Long Term
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours4 / Month
Dates and TimesFriday: Evening (5 - 10 pm) 
Opportunities for special events as well.
SeasonsYear Round ; Flexible around the amount of hours you are able to offer. You could do a minimum of 4 hours per month or up to a maximum of 5 hours per week.
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
LocationYMCA Burlington
Number of PositionsBurlington: 5 individual(s) 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsPolice Check only for those 18 years and older
Start DateOn or after 04 Oct 2019
Agency Details
Organization NameYMCA of Hamilton / Burlington / Brantford, Underground Youth Centre
Office Phone905-681-1140 ext 6263
Address & Map
Ron Edwards Family YMCA
500 Drury Lane, Lower Level
Burlington, ON L7R 2X2
Mailing Addressc/o Paul Shelton 
Ron Edwards YMCA 
500 Drury Lane 
Burlington, ON L7R 2X2